Let’s be honest- it’s fun to prank your significant other! But if you’ve run out of ideas, you might be thinking “What now?” Well, even though people may have been doing it for years, one new trending prank is the lyric prank. With this prank, you can easily go as cheesy and adorable or crazy and complicated as you’d like.
The lyric prank is exactly how it sounds: you send bits and pieces of lyrics to your boyfriend, starting with the first few words of the song, which are sure to utterly confuse him. Really any song can work, but we have compiled a top-notch list of over 25 great songs to lyric prank your boyfriend to choose from. Let’s take a look!
25 Good Lyric Prank songs you can Try on your Boyfriend
1. Phil Collins – In the Air Tonight
Starting with “I can feel it coming in the air tonight, oh Lord”, this is a fun lyrics prank because he will wonder what exactly it is you are feeling. Followed with “And I’ve been waiting for this moment for all my life, oh Lord”, you will quickly have his heart racing.
2. Fleetwood Mac – Dreams
This charming 80s song is all about players, and you will quickly trick your boyfriend into thinking that you know something you’re not supposed to. But don’t worry- that’s not the case. Start your prank with “Now here you go again, you say You want your freedom” and see what he has to say.
3. Adele – Hello
This is truly a classic lyric prank song, as any song that starts with ‘Hello’ will have him thinking that you are simply striking up a friendly conversation- nothing else!
4. Lady Gaga – Telephone
A prank starting with “Hello, Hello Baby” will quickly throw him off guard, and the lyrics following will only confuse him.
5. REO Speedwagon – Take it on the Run
Pranking your boyfriend is easy when you randomly send him lyrics like “Heard it from a friend who heard it from another you been messin’ around”. Just expect a few frantic phone calls soon after.
6. Lizzo – Truth Hurts
This new hit song is more than just a catchy tune. It also has some great pranking lyrics that will totally throw your man off guard. Start with “Why men great ’til they gotta be great?” and watch what happens.
7. Michael Jackson – Annie
Michael Jackson is a classic, and his legacy continues to live on- now as a hilarious way to lyric prank your boyfriend.
8. Avril Lavigne – Love You
Looking for something that has nostalgia and cheesy love lyrics? You have come to the right place. After all, why wouldn’t your man wants to hear that you love his smile, vibe, and style?
9. Usher – Burn it Down
Want to leave your boyfriend shaking his head in confusion? He will think something serious is going on with lyrics like “I don’t understand why, See it’s burning me to hold onto this, I know this is something I gotta do”.
10. Maroon 5 – One More Night
Having a bit of a rough patch lately? Or maybe everything is bliss, and you simply want to lyric prank your boyfriend for laughter? Maroon 5’s One More Night gets the ball rolling immediately with the first lyric: “You and I go hard at each other like we’re going to war”.
11. Queen – Don’t Stop Me
These lyrics will instantly have your boyfriend questioning exactly what you plan on doing tonight, and why you don’t want anyone to stop you.
12. One Direction – History
With the first lyric being “You gotta help me, I’m losing my mind”, I don’t think we need to explain why this is such a great lyric pranking song.
13. Radiohead – Fitter Happier
These song lyrics are all over the place and will lead to a slew of question marks from your man, but it’s totally worth it. Be prepared to laugh with this ‘out there’ song from Radiohead.
14. Taylor Swift – Gorgeous
It wouldn’t be a boyfriend list without Taylor Swift being mentioned, and your boyfriend is definitely going to be confused with these lyrics: “You should take it as a compliment, That I got drunk and made fun of the way you talk”.
15. Ariana Grande – Into You
If you are looking for an utterly adorable and romantic song lyric prank your boyfriend with, this song by Ariana Grande is it.
16. Ed Sheeran – Give Me Love
You can rest assured you will be getting a ‘Who?’ and ‘What are you talking about?’ text after lyrics pranking your boyfriend with the first line of Give Me Love, “Give me love like her”.
17. Saliva – Always
“I hear a voice say, “Don’t be so blind. it’s telling me all these things that you would probably hide am I your one and only desire? am I the reason you breathe? or am I the reason you cry?” Need we say any more?
18. Kehlani – Everything is Yours
The lyrics of this song are deep and are undeniably going to be confusing for your boyfriend. He will be trying to figure it all out while you are just there, reciting lyrics, and laughing hard.
19. Rick Astley – Never Gonna Give You Up
A classic tune, not just because it’s catchy and perky, but because the lyrics are exactly what you need to do a perfect boyfriend lyric prank.
20. Pink Floyd – Comfortably Numb
It starts with a few hellos, only to be followed by some confusing lyrics that will keep your boyfriend on the edge of his seat.
21. Charlie Puth – Attention
Your first text will be “You’ve been runnin’ round, runnin’ round, runnin’ round throwin’ that dirt all on my name”, which is going to confuse your man and have him calling you every five seconds to know what you’re talking about
22. Backstreet Boys – I Want it that Way
Any lyric prank that starts with “You are my fire, The one desire” is destined for lyric pranking success.
23. Drake – Right Hand
It starts out sweet, then can get a little sour. Needless to say, this song by Drake is not only awesome to listen to, but is a great way to prank your mate.
24. George Strait – When Did You Stop Loving Me?
Maybe he will send flowers after a song lyric prank like this?
25. Jodi Benson – Part of Your World
Yes, even Disney songs can be amazing lyric prank songs, and this one takes the cake.
More Lyric Prank Songs for Boyfriend –
- Gorillaz – Clint Eastwood
- Pet Shop Boys – West End Girls
- Kesha – Your Love is My Drug
- P!Nk – Please Don’t Leave Me
- Nirvana – Lithium
- KoRn – Freak on a Leash
- Beyonce – Nasty Girl